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Bank of Ghana expected to hike rates as inflation continues to surge

Forex: Currency resilience has been key in determining moves in monetary policy this year. Fixed Income: Fiscal outlooks of EMs and DMs are diverging. Macroeconomic: Correction lower in commodity prices should help ease inflation pressures.
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Alexa Archibald @ ETM Analytics 28 November 2022

Nigeria is no longer an oil-driven economy

Forex: Kenya’s foreign exchange level drops below the central bank’s statutory requirement. Fixed Income: Ghana shows signs of fiscal constraint, but fiscal distress risks remain acute. Macroeconomic: Oil’s contribution to Nigeria’s economy has almos...
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Alexa Archibald @ ETM Analytics 25 November 2022

SA Reserve Bank is next up to deliver its rate verdict, Egyptian stocks surge

Forex: Pound devaluation and external funding bolsters Egypt's stock market. Fixed Income: Central Bank of Kenya delivers a hawkish 50bps hike. Macroeconomic: Zambia is among the few countries that have kept rates unchanged.
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Alexa Archibald @ ETM Analytics 24 November 2022

Kenya & Zambia to announce rate verdicts,Nigeria’s bond curve to remain inverted

Forex: Ghanaian cedi is steady, but risks remain tilted to the downside. Fixed Income: Central Bank of Nigeria shows its commitment to quelling inflation by delivering an outsized rate hike. Macroeconomic: Speculators turn net bearish on the USD for....
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Alexa Archibald @ ETM Analytics 23 November 2022

Final round of central bank rate decisions for 2022 kicks off today

Forex: IMF calls for the Nigerian naira conversion rate to be determined by banks. Fixed Income: Investors are being enticed by the significant undervaluation in EM bonds. Macroeconomic: Russia remains key to the outlook for global food prices.
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Alexa Archibald @ ETM Analytics 22 November 2022

Risk premium on African bonds narrows, Uganda’s outlook lowered to negative

Forex: IMF calls for the Nigerian naira conversion rate to be determined by banks. Fixed Income: Investors are being enticed by the significant undervaluation in EM bonds. Macroeconomic: Russia remains key to the outlook for global food prices.
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Alexa Archibald @ ETM Analytics 21 November 2022